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Downtown Houghton

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress [An oversize, mounted photo of a building in downtown Houghton. A group of men are standing in front of the building and another man is pictured with a bicycle. The street is dirt and streetcar rails are visible. The name Tyler is written in the bottom right corner of the photo. To the left of the large building at the center of the image is a smaller store frontage for Sam Wah Laundry. Although the original image underwent some primitive colorization, the image was scanned in black and white.]

Scanned: June 21, 2006


Downtown Houghton Construction

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress [An oversize photo of a building under construction in Houghton. A group of men and workers are gathered in the street and a streetcar is just visible on the left-hand side of the photo. Although the original image underwnt some primitive colorization, the image was scanned in black and white.]

Scanned: October 28, 2005


Cities & Towns Calumet Street Scenes

Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress Looking N. from Elm, W.S. 5th Street - Calumet [Photo shows people lining both sides of the brick street. Several businesses are clearly shown]

Scanned: March 23, 2006


Cities & Towns - Calumet - Street Scenes

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail Corner of 5th St. and Pine, Red Jacket [Folks dressed in their finest gather for what may be a 4th of July function as the streets are decorated with flags . The Ben Blum Liquor Store, the Wolverine House, a grocery store and a florist shop can be seen. The brick streets and trolley tracks are visible.]

Scanned: August 18, 2006


Buildings - Stores - Lake Linden

Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress Harris Bloon Store, Lake Linden [Store front scene with people on sidewalk. Store windows show hats, notions, ladies shoes, groceries, furniture, hardware and cigars for sale. Good architectural detail on top of building.]

Scanned: March 28, 2006


Buildings - Walls Building

Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns Walls Building - Oak Street - Calumet [Photo showing the retail shops of Skelly & Co. Wholesale Cigars & Specialties; the C. W. Gale Bicycle Repairing Shop; a Dye Works shop upstairs. Good architectural detail of building.]

Scanned: May 17, 2006


Retail Buildings

Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns Kirby 5 & 10 Store [View of front of the F. M. Kirby 5 & 10 Store. One window displays coat hangers for 5 cents. Brick street is clearly shown.]

Scanned: June 28, 2006


Pouli Store, Lake Linden

Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns Pouli Store, Lake Linden [An outdoor photo of a group of men in front of a store. The street is made of dirt, the sidewalks are wooden and utility poles are shown in the picture. A few houses, a church and a streetlight are in the distance. The negative is imprinted with the words "A. F. Isler Lake Linden, Mich. Pouli Merchantile Co Photo by Isler 483". ]

Scanned: September 15, 2005


Buildings - Stores - Houghton

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress Strobels Store, Houghton. 1900 Polk Directory lists: "foot of Huron". [Photo shows exterior architecture of Strobels establishment, offering wines and liquors, billiards and pool. Four gentlemen are standing in front of building. Two with aprons appear to be shopkeepers. The other two are finely dressed customers. A fifth person holding a pool cue, stands in the doorway.]

Scanned: February 9, 2006


Cities and Towns - Lake Linden

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail William Harris Block, Lake Linden [The William Harris store selling hardware, tinware, groceries, furniture custom boots and shoes, notions, ladies shoes and dry goods is shown. Several people can be seen on the sidewalk. The main street is dirt covered. Most of the storefronts are covered with awnings.]

Scanned: August 30, 2006